Read the latest issue for free here On the cover: Rafters navigate Lower Keeney Rapid during a guided trip with ACE Adventure Resort through the Lower New River Gorge. Photo by Matt Smink. Departments Field Notes Outdoor studies are part of the curriculum at Tennessee’s Maryville College. Out and Back Deliverance, and the search for silence on the Chattooga River. The Goods Get on the water with the latest and greatest new kayaking gear. Trail Mix New music from Angel Olsen, Wilco, and Drive-By Truckers. Features Ridin’ Rapids BRO rounds up the best whitewater rafting rivers in the South. Lakeside Getaways Cool off in these majestic mountain waters. Park It Forward Great Smoky Mountains National Park proposes new fees to address record visitation. Training Days In southeast Virginia, women learn professional skills in prescribed fireforest management. Every Kayak I Ever Paddled Tracing a lifetime of adventures on the water in 25 boats. Kayaking in the Wake of Loss The kayaking community in Richmond, Va., continues to mourn one of their own without losing love for the water.